Republican Palestinian-American is sole vote against anti-Semitism monitor

US House passes Never Again Education Act on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
by Jackson Richman
January 27, 2020

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which commemorates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed on Monday the Never Again Education Act, a bill that seeks to expand Holocaust education in the United States. The final tally was 393-5, with four Republicans and one Independent, Michigan [Palestinian American] Rep. Justin Amash, voting against the bill. If enacted, it would expand the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s education programming to teachers nationwide…READ MORE

TIMES OF ISRAEL Republican Palestinian-American is sole vote against anti-Semitism monitor Why was Amash, a traditionalist Christian libertarian and Palestinian American, opposed to the bill, which would set a 90-day deadline for US President Donald Trump to fill a position left empty since the start of his term? JTA asked his office, as well as Amash directly on Twitter, and he was not forthcoming. See the Final Vote Results for the “Never Again Education Act” including Nays and Not Voting

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